Haiku: In The News

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Claim and counter claim
This is war in all but name
Forget right and left

copyright Francis Barker 2020

Tanka: Program

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I never go out
I wait for deliveries
I wave from windows
My life is now the TV
Programs of fear sustain me

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Haiku: Telling Tales

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We all like a tale
A story to lose ourselves
This doesn’t end well

copyright Francis Barker 2020